- TripBuzz found 608 things to do with kids in or near Newark, New Jersey, including 594 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like New York City, Staten Island, Queens and Bronx.
- From Prudential Center to Riverfront Stadium, the Newark area offers 118 different types of family activities, including: Sports Stadiums (Professional), History Museums, Parks and Recreation Centers.
- Newark, New Jersey's largest city, is a thriving commercial business community located in the New Year metropolitan area. Aside from being home to many corporate business headquarters, the city also offers many residential and recreational opportunities. The most famous attractions include the cities music and art centers, stunning sculptural architecture and annual parades.
Featuring a tranquil walled garden area, Untermyer Park is a large green space geared toward quiet repose. Wildlife sightings are frequent, and butterflies are particularly abundant among the gardens. The park also offers hiking trails and scenic overlooks.
A city landmark, the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum was built between 1836 and 1842, with its gardens constructed between 1914 and 1917. The original furnishes and other antiques can be now observed in the museum. It can host private events, such as weddings.
Run through Rutgers University School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, the Rutgers Gardens features several distinct gardens and specific plant collections. Educational programs for adults are routinely held as are programs for children to learn about ecology and gardening.
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The Edward J. Murray Memorial Skating Center is an indoor roller and ice skating rink. The skating center offers skating lessons and hosts a variety of events including ice hockey, roller hockey, speed skating, and roller derby.
Located within Wilson's Woods Park, Wilson's Waves is a waterpark offering a number of fun aquatic amenities for visitors to enjoy during the warmer months. These amenities include two 18-foot waterslides, a wave pool, and a spray deck.
A building with meaning and history, the Class of 1914 Boathouse at Rutgers University was a development ever since the founding of the Rutgers Boating Association in 1867. The boathouse, built in 1950 and expanded in 1961, holds up to 20 boats.
The bowling alley, Homefield Bowl Inc, is a family friendly facility that features a fully stocked pro shop, competitive bowling leagues, and a snack bar and lounge. The facility is available for camps and birthday parties.